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It fell of the back of a truck…

[caption id="attachment_487" align="alignright" width="150"]Strat in pieces Re-gluing the fingerboard, ready to work on the innards.[/caption]

Usually, in English, that expression would imply some level of theft or underhand dealing. In this case it really is just a guitar that fell off the back of a truck. The truck was moving too. Quite fast, I was told, on a French motorway. Mathieu, a great double bass player, wanted his beloved Squier Strat ready for a punk gig that week and between our existing schedules it meant that I didn't have much time to work on this. Naturally, I was expecting something of a disaster.